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scott brown is trailing the democratic challenger elizabeth warren by six points. here's elaine quijano. >> the folks that i'm meeting day after day after day in this commonwealth, they're saying to me, "you go, girl. he voted against jobs and that affects me. he voted against extension of unemployment and that affects me. he voted against equal pay for equal work and that affects me." >> reporter: 63-year-old elizabeth warren is trying to take back the senate seat now held by republican scott brown. brown stunned democrats in 2010 by winning the office the late senator ted kennedy held for 46 years. >> good luck! >> reporter: the harvard law professor who's never run for political office designed the president's consumer financial protection bureau. she's cultivated a reputation as a wall street watchdog. >> i'm not a professional politician. i got in this race because working families and little businesses have been drawing the short end of the stick for far too long now. and washington is rigged to work for big oil, to work for wall street. >> reporter: there are a lot of people on w
, but who is watching us and how much do they know about us? >> ifill: jeffrey brown talks with author bill ivey about his prescription for remaking america's democracy. >> well, i think what we need is to rediscover progressive values and put them forward. i'm arguing for not bigger government but i think different government. >> woodruff: and scott schaefer of public television's kqed profiles a photographer who uses google's street view images to create art. >> you have this distinct feeling of decay. the images almost challenge the viewer. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank yo
it or not is a week from tomorrow and governor brown's campaign for tax increase has taken a bizarre turn. >> examiners melissa is here to discuss and talk all about it. good morning. >> good morning. >> tell us the latest. >> reporter: probably seen the commercials for proposition 30. that's the tax increase jerry brown is pushing. and in those commercials, he talks about cuts to state funding he's made since he wants voters to believe our tax dollars are being spent wisely. here's a clip. and notice the mention of cuts to cars. >> jerry brown cut phones, cars, travel budgets and state commissions. >> and well, yes, the governor's budget did cut cars for the fiscal year. but recent -- cost $750,000 so far this year. the investigation also showed employees using those fancy rental cars to do personal errands. so this report comes out and last friday at the state wise meeting jerry brown was there and asked about this report. here's what he had to say: quote, there are 300,000 employees in the state of california and like to watch overall of them. but i think only god can accomplish that.
on the franken storm threatening the eastern sea. >> the fight offer governor brown's tax hike measure. enter conversation on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us. >>> we have a lot of news to cover in the next hour. we have a sit down as you saw with governor jerry brown. we will talk to him about the state's finances and the push to hike the sales tax and income tax. >> there was a huge earthquake off the coast of canada. we will look the tsunami advisories but our happiest story of the day, the giants on the bripg of glory right now. this is the newspaper this morning and tonight is going to be the pivotal game that could give them the world series championships. we have a lot to talk about coming up. but first -- >> all right, hurricane sandy moving up the eastern seaboard with the storm's outer bands lashing the barrier islands off north carolina. >> right now the governor of new york, andrew cuomo, i halting a halt to all public transit in new york city at 7:00 tonight. it could affect 50 million people. suetion mcginnis has the latest from the coast of delaware. good mo
" for wednesday, october 31, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the devastation from superstorm sandy has millions along the east coast wondering when and if their lives will return to normal. >> president obama travels to new jersey to see the destruction firsthand. the mega storm killed 51 people many by falling trees. at one point 8.5 million homes and businesses in 17 states were without power. more than 18,100 flights have been cancelled since the weekend. it will take days before travel returns to normal. estimated property losses is estimated at $20 billion making the storm one of the most expensive disasters in u.s. history. sandy could cost another 10 to 30 billion dollars in lost business. sandy made its impact late monday night and early tuesday morning so when the sun came up yesterday we got a picture of the devastation it left behind. the eastern coastline may never look the same. sandy literally brought the ocean to the door steps of beach front homes. in new jersey a roller coaster enjoyed by generations of beach goers now sits in the atlantic ocean. t
anthony brown heading to the podium to update us on the situation. power outages and how the crews are working together to keep us here in maryland safe during hurricane sandy. >> ok. thank you. >> down in front, everybody. >> here we go. >> the governor had a white shirt, red shirt. >> yes, sir. >> the other ones, we expect behind. >> on abc2 news.com, follow us online, mobile devices, as well. >> all right. ladies and gentlemen, listen up. this is the 2 p.m. briefing. i want to thank everybody for their vigilance and their hard work. i want to thank our maryland national guard and everyone that's been on the job here as we prepare for landfall of hurricane sandy. this is a very, very dangerous and deadly storm. she is intensifying at her center with the winds moving up to 90 miles an hour. would not surprise many if she were upgraded to a category 2 before she comes directly over maryland, parks here and beats down on us for a good long 24 to 36 hours. there will be lots of felled trees, there will be lots of poles that are knocked over, there will be lots of electric lines that
massachusetts. you have a battle there, scott brown, who historicly won the ted kennedy seat, is up against elizabeth warren. if it wasn't a presidential year i think brown would be favored but i think warn -- warren is probably going to win in the end. that's because of barack obama. states like nevada be a good example gwen: you say nevada? >> you're right. i'm going to get angry letters now. but i think it's a state where the votes are going to track very similar to the lines of the presidential race. gwen: how about montana? >> you're not seeing the opposite. there isn't a lot of romney coattail effect out of these states. a lot are really either competitive or leaning toward obama. it would not shock me if the race is decided by less than 1,000 votes. that's how tight it is. >> or how many people! [laughter] >> and indiana this week, gloria? that wasn't such a tight race and all of a sudden it is again the >> well, of course. because of remarks made my mourdock, who spoke about rape again and it sort of echoed todd achein, -- aikin, even though it was very different because he is oppos
brown's latest push to get prop 30 passed is drawing attention but not the kind he attended. he spoke at an naacp convention in san mateo. >> these shadowy figures, they say they're from arizona. but i don't know where these people are from, because they're hiding. they're wearing masks, because they don't want people to see who the hell they are. well, the city council is going to court to unmask these people. >> now, brown later said he didn't necessarily mean to refer to the kkk. he just wants to expose the arizona organization that donated $11 million to defeat his tax initiative. the latest poll says prop 30 is falling short of the 50% needed to pass. >>> people facing forecast don't often talk about it, but now you can find out if your neighbors are in danger of losing their house. linda yee shows us that information is only a click away. >> let's see what we can find here. >> reporter: real estate agent knight is showing a buyer an oakland home now in foreclosure. but buyers can now find out about these distressed deals even before the bank takes the home. the site's new featur
in here. >>> the rangers were hoping for a loss by san diego in cleveland. first quarter, browns' rookie trent richardson breaks the tackle. 26-yard touchdown run and the browns led 7-6. that was the only score. late fourth quarter, 7-6. san diego down by a point. fourth and 10 philip rivers' pass tipped incomplete. cleveland wins it's ugly but they won it and here's what it all means. the saints and broncos are playing right now. the denver loses the raiders will be in a tie for first place in the afc west. how about that? >>> the 49ers hit prime time tomorrow night against arizona. so far, all the trash talking is coming out of the cardinal locker room not the 49ers'. >> i got to make up for that this week and you know especially going against the 49ers which i hate with a passion and i can't wait do go out there and stick it to them. i know he's pitched without me a little bit. it's a rival game. >> hate is a strong word. it's a strong word. i mean they're a division opponent and obviously there's a lot of history there. we play them twice a year. great rivalry. i'm not -- hate is a w
with the democrats. go down the road with interesting senate races. >> first, massachusetts, scott brown. he won miraculous victory in 2010, against elizabeth warren, liberal line in this race attracted -- this is the glamour race of the year. >> bret: the rcpi average has warren 54.5 and brown 46%. >> right. she has been, each of them raised $50 million, amazing amount. 60% of her money is from out of state. she is an icon for liberalism in the country. brown is suffering from the fact it's not wave election in 2010. he does not have a weak opponent like in 2010. he has a presidential ticket at the top. which for a state that is 3-1 democratic hurts him. however, one thing that happened is romney has better. he was down 30 in the state, he is now down 14. he is not going to win the state. but the closing of that gap helps brown to the extent it was a boston globe poll a couple of days ago that had them dead even. so i think he is gaining. still behind. the odds are she wins. it could be a brown upset. >> bret: chuck? >> i just want to say this is going to be a great year for senate races. there
to new york and my colleagues with "the five." ♪ ♪ ♪ >> greg: in a speech, pbs anchor jeffrey brown noted a generation ago people got news from the big three networks. but now all this new fragmentation makes the nation harder to gob. he says, "it's hard not to feel it has some relationship to the divisions around us." translation, i hate you fox news. before there was fnc, the news was slanted so far left you had to lie on the floor to watch it. now that it's over, brown longs for the days he hogged the ball 24/7. more proof that the media embraces diversity, except an opinion. things aren't balanced now. seesaw of the american media political viewpoint has michael moore on one side and da perino on the other. if you take away the excess and leave common sense the seesaw flips like a catapult. bitter fantasies in the teacher lounges are now longer seeing through them. it scares brown. if it wasn't for fragmentation i would never have found your speech, jeff there. goes your point. chi'm sure won't upset you because there is zero chance you're listening to me right now. if there was no fo
state senator nina turner, also with us tonight is judith brown dianis, the co-director of the advancement project. judith, let me ask you first, what is the biggest threat at the polls as you see it right now? >> sure. well, thanks for having me, ed. we have moved from politicians who have tried to manipulate the laws to restrict the vote to now these partisan operatives. you know, in ohio you have husted, the secretary of state, who has been on a relentless effort to restrict the vote, who now admits there has been a glitch in the computer system. 33,000 people who registered have not found themselves on the rolls and cannot get their absentee ballots. it is a glitch. then you have true the vote, organizations that say that they're about election integrity who are preparing to challenge the eligibility of voters at the polls because they say it is about election integrity. and, in fact, if it is about election integrity, they should go to ohio and protest outside of husted's house. that's not what it is about. they're trying to make sure the people who turned
was that guys name? michael brown. >> it was brown. >> brownie. >> alba was the other guy. michael brown, you're doing a great job brownie. a guy from the arabian horse ration association and put him on charge showing how much focus he had on this kind of disaster situation. >> he turned it into a patronage job and republicans like to claim democrats basically use government for patronage but george wumplt bush famously took almost federal agency as a place to park executives. when he put michael brown into fema it was a slap in the face to the notion that the federal government's job is to step in and help people with disasters. he thought anybody could do it. >> thank you, david corn, and thank you, joy. in all seriousness, this is a serious situation, but this brings up the serious decisions the voters have to make. i think we need a federal rogue. coming up, we will continue to track hurricane sandy it bears down. we'll watch the pictures as they occur. we'll talk to the weather channel's jim cantore down in lower manhattan where there's a lot going on with the high storm surge expected t
. in massachusetts, the fourth and final debate between senate candidates elizabeth warren and brown canceled because of sandy and they would like to reschedule but brown told reporters they've already had three debates and his campaign was very, very businey at the e of the campaign. finally democrats are leading in the flo/va races. in ohio, brown holds the lead. it seems like a big lead. maybe bigger than what most people think. tim kaine and george allen, kaine at 50% and allen at 46%. new york mayor michael bloomberg doing something he's done before, more sim l bawlic today, ringing the opening bell on wall street after two days of being off, the financial markets are reopeni reopening. the first time weather had closed the markets for two con second it tiff days since a blizzard back in 1888. all right, becky, what do we expect today in the market? is there going to be pent-up rae action to a whole bunch of other stuff that's not sandy related? sandy is going to have some people trading on that. oh, by the way, isn't there some jobs -- don't we get the ad coming out? >> adp is tomorrow. they pu
. without warnings, people might not take is seriously. all this brown, think of it as a hurricane warning. it's the same thing, just coming from a different office. a pr thing and technical meteorologistist thing. >> i never knew that but i read your note and it seems we should take this seriously. >> absolutely. >> we're glad you're on it. thank you so much. >>> a state of emergency in north carolina at this moment. parts of that state getting slammed by strong winds all last night as hurricane sandy moves in. elizabeth is standing on the surf at the beach and man, oh, man is it getting stronger. >> i know. every hour we say this can't get worse and it seems to do so. we're getting gusts now between 50 and 60 miles an hour, the once that knock you off your heels. with it, cold rain filled with sand. you can see the angry surf behind me. we saw 30 feet of beach yesterday. you can see that's completely gone so now that angry surf coupled by the high tide. the fact that the storm is still 200 miles away, you can see even with that distance, how close that surf is coming to the sand dunes an
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for being with us. massachusetts, clearly a big one that people are watching. the republican scott brown going up against the democratic elizabeth warren. it looked like it might be tight but now it looks like the democrat has pulled awade. >> there's 53 democrats in the senate 47 republicans. republicans need to net four seats. they need to pick up a net of four seats to guarantee control of the senate. in massachusetts, though their problems start to mount. senator scott brown took over for ted kennedy after a special election in january of republicans are getting pessimistic on scott brown's chance. the most recent polls we show elizabeth warren leading by a significant margin. >> in indiana this was richard lieu gear's seat but thought richard mourdock had the edge then he made the remark about rape this past week that got a lot of attention. how does it took for him? >> another problem on the republican path to 51. some republican candidates shot themselves in the foot. recently we've seen some real dynamic activity in the indiana senate race. democrats just r
. it was a difficult decision. it is not true. jerry brown and i have a bill that will help the salaries and other splinter unions. we cannot get the ear of the republicans. i would like to hear speaker brainer bring this up -- speaker banner bring this up. it is your policy to say that the president picked certain unions over salaried folks. the rich people hold which occurred on both sides. >> you bring up sharon brown. he is running against unmandel, the republican state treasurer. that race is ranked as a tossup. how do you see that race playing out? >> brown will win. he is a great senator. he is working on behalf of the people. the things i mentioned about the auto restructuring package and the chinese tariffs, brown was leading the way in the united states senate. brown's opponents said he was against the odder restructuring package. that is an unbelievable position to take an ohio. the latest polls have brown up by seven foreign aid or nine points. brown will win with a solid lead. he is one of the hardest working senators out there. the issue is his opponents said that brown's vote for th
that out? >> that's an urban legend. we are working, nart brown and i are working very hard to help the seven or eight splinter unions that didn't end up doing as well as the u.a.w., the iue crferings wa which had contracts essential to the development of the new general motors. but this is not a union-nonunion issue. there were seven or eight different unions that didn't make out as well as other unions had. so there are many salaries folks who said this was the president picking the unions over the salary people. that's not true. there are other unions that didn't make out -- it's a bankruptcy. it was a very, very tough, difficult decision. but i will say to my friends who bring up this issue, first of all, it's not true. and second of all, sherrod brown and i have a bill that will help the delphi salaried and will help the other splinter unions and we cannot get the ear of the republicans in the house of representatives. so i would like to see speaker boehner bring this up in the leam duck session to be able to help the delphi salary folks and those other union members. so it is
and brown, english speakers at a campaign rally with the president of the united states with the elevated subway line running by and the rental buildings dotting the background. this is as american as this image of miners in a coal country. these workers at an auto plant. it's an image you will never see as long as it's rational to ignore more than half the country. barack obama had to say about the electoral college of 2004, up next. managing my diabetes is part of my life, between taking insulin and testing my blood sugar... is this part of your life? freestyle lite test strips? why, are they any... beep! wow, that hardly needs any blood! yeah... and the unique zipwik tab targets the blood and pulls it in. so easy. freestyle lite needs just a third the blood of onetouch ultra. really? yep, which is great for people who use insulin and test a lot. max and i are gonna run out and get them right now. or you can call or click today and get strips and a meter free. test easy. try the #1 gastroenterologist recommended probiotic. align. align naturally helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ ooh
on tuesday. steve brown is live for us in mansfield, ohio, with the latest. hi, steve. >> hi there. yes, ohio presidential campaigns, it could be argued or split into two halves. election day, the second half. leading up to that, about getting folks to vote early, that's the first half. and that's the strength of the obama campaign. by aklimmation, it's expected obama will go into election day here in ohio with an edge. the question is, how great an edge? why the emphasis on early voting? essentially for every supporter you get to the polls, that means your concentration of resource social security working on a smaller universe of potential voters to try and influence. so in their view, it is a more efficient way of getting folks to the polls and a winning formula. they brought in people to provide a little bit of motivation, if you will. the afl-cio president, richard trumka, obama ally, was talking to unionized folks about their interest or their -- what's in their best interest in getting this president reelected is that the top of trumka's list and he was stealing from the president's own
're not mentioning here that plays directly into the ohio race, and that's the senate race going on there. brown who is a wonderful senator and fantastic candidate who took votes all along the eastern border of ohio, well better than most democrats do, he's ahead. he's going to beat josh mendel in that senate race. i think you'll see reverse coattails and sherrod brown, who is a fantastic senate candidate, win. and that's going to help barack obama. people will see both names on the ballot rather, and they're going to strovote for both of t. it will help get president obama over the finish line in ohio. >> we'll be watching. thank you, gentlemen. >>> new details surrounding hurricane sandy. we heard that the holland tunnel and brooklyn battery tunnel will close in manhattan at 2:00 this afternoon. parts of lower manhattan are already taking on a little water. anne thompson is at new york city's battery park right now. what's the situation? >> hey, chris. we've got new information that the fdr, that is the eastbound highway on -- east side highway on manhattan is going to close. it's currently closed
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-day jail sentence for former d.c. chairman brown. he pled guilty to campaign finance violations back in june. his plea agreement called for a sentence of up to 6 months but although his crime was pretty serious he deserves credit for accepting responsibility and cooperating with law enforcement. >>> a new jersey lawmaker is on the hot seat this morning. the daily caller is reporting that bob do mendez says he paid two women for sex. they say they each received $100 instead of $500. a spokeswoman says they are not going to respond to a completely false accusation. me then dez has represented new jersey since 2005. >>> first there were questions about lavish spending on travel and entertainment. now the airport authority is facing more criticism and it all revolves around problems in hiring and contracting. . >> reporter: the airport authority has a big job running national and dulles airport and overseeing the silver line to dulls rail project. >> we take the issues and concerns in this report very seriously. >> the audit found an it vice president and his staffers accepted more than
shows republican senator scott brown narrowly leading elizabeth warren 45% to 43% in the massachusetts u.s. senate race. brown trailed by five points a month ago. and while the same poll shows president obama with a 14-point lead over mitt romney, 52-38, the former governor's support has grown by eight points there since last month. >> mike, i saw another poll out maybe from the university of new hampshire. i hope i'm not misquoting it. they took a poll in this race, 45%/45%. >> yeah. >> you know what? you've got to give scott brown huge props. i don't think any of us expected him to stay in the race this long with -- >> he's done an usual thinusuali think for a candidate. scott brown has managed to maintain his personal favorability. people like him. they might disagree with him ideologically, but people like him. his favorability rating, he's maintained that while going on the attack against elizabeth warren. he said some really brutal personal attack ads on elizabeth warren. that race, my sense of it is going to come down to how well the president does in massachusetts. one of the key
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